Romano Prodi, who served as President of the European Commission (EC) (1999–2004) and was twice Prime Minister of Italy (1996–1998, 2006–2008), gives the Opening Ceremony keynote address on Monday 8 October2018.
I am very pleased to welcome you to the International Bar Association‘s 2018 Annual Conference in Rome, the beautiful capital of Italy. For the next week, Rome reconfirms itself as the global epicentre of all legal matters. As I mentioned in my introduction to the Preliminary Programme, Rome is the birthplace of the EU, the home of three important UN agencies and the cradle of Roman law. Continue reading “Our IBA programme is indeed a ‘moveable feast” IBA President→